for hurricane sandy and may give them a small sales gain going forward. stuart: i do want to check microsoft not just because i own it, but because that thing is way down today. their top guy, the windows division guy is leaving, suddenly unexpectedly and that's bad news for the corporate suite at microsoft, they're in disarray, down they go, down more than a buck. president obama, now he's kicking off a series of meetings this week with labor unions, business owners and then, he'll talk with congress, talking about the fiscal cliff. i'm going to say this is deja vu all over again and reminds me how he started off in the first term. joining me now is mary anne marsh, always a pleasure, welcome back. >> hello, stuart. >> he's starting out the same way that he started back in the first term. that would be raise taxes, spend a lot of money, and the debt is run up. now, i know you're laughing, but look, investors are looking at this and they're saying, wait a second. this is not going to give us real growth. and this president is trying to punish the rich, punish success, and they don't like it.